Body found at construction site in Fort Bend County, sheriff's office investigates

Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office officials are investigating after a body was found at a construction site.

Authorities received a call around 1:16 p.m. to a site in the 6900 block of FM 361 on Tuesday after workers found a body in the drainage ditch.

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Preliminary information from Fort Bend County law enforcement reports the person was a possible victim of an auto-pedestrian accident and a bike was found nearby along with debris from a vehicle.

Officials are continuing to investigate the scene. We will update this article as more information becomes available.


Read the full statement from FBCSO below:

We are conducting a death investigation at this location where a body was discovered in a drainage ditch by construction workers. Preliminary information from the investigation suggests the decedent may have been a victim of an autoped accident. A bicycle was located nearby as well as debris from a motor vehicle. As more information becomes available, we will advise. The scene remains active at this time.